India and Kenya are connected by the Indian ocean. We both have strong maritime traditions. The MoU on defence cooperation signed just a while ago will improve institutional cooperation between our defence establishments.
President and I recognize that terrorism and the rapid spread of radical ideologies pose a common challenge to our people, our countries, our region and the whole world.
We also encourage the progress in the power line under the Indian line of credit to the tune of 60 million dollars. Kenya's highly successful geo thermal sector is something we would like to partner in.
I understand that health care is your Presidents key priority. India can join hands with your priorities to build an efficient and affordable healthcare system.
The multi-faceted development partnership is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship.
Our development priorities are more or less aligned. As a true partner, India is ready to help and assist Kenya in achieving its development objectives.
They said why is the PM talking about something so small. For years people have talked big from the Red Fort. I changed everything. I spoke about the common man.
- Despite drought like situation for past two years, we have been able to project 7.6 % growth rate
- But we won't be stopping here, we have to attain 8% growth rate, for which we are taking various measures.
- I have visited so many countries but never have I heard any complaint from governments about Indians living in their countries
- The external affairs ministry has limited power to unite Indians. The real power lies in every Indian
- That is why when we talk about strengthening Africa-India ties, we also think of the well-being of the entire world
- You have made this land your own and are contributing to this nation's progress
- We hosted the India-Africa Summit where heads of state of African nations came to India
- In Kenya I have experienced the full diversity of India and all its fragrances.
- I salute the organisers for organising this event in such a fine way keeping minute details in mind
- Decades ago, our ancestors came here (Kenya) as labourers, many may have not got an opportunity to come to India
India extended its full support to Tanzania to meet its development needs and signed five agreements, including one for providing a Line of Credit of $92 million in the water resources sector.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's skills as a drummer were on full display in Dar-es-Salaam as he along with Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli played the traditional drums for a minute.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Tanzanian President John Magufuli on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in the economic sphere.
- In our inter-dependent world India's growth story is one of the brightest spots
- The passion and love for this game runs wide and deep in our societies.
- And, cricket has been an important part of our relations
- One of the hallmarks of this beautiful nation is its vibrant diversity
- Durban is the largest Indian city outside India. It is home to the largest population of people of Indian origin in South Africa
- The sufferings of early generations of Indians under the apartheid and colonial rule are well known
- The history of our people to people ties provides a strong foundation to build our modern day partnership
In February this year we launched e-visa for South Africa. You can get visa sitting at home on your email and that too at no cost.
- We both have a young population
- 2/3 of people in India below the age of 35
- Similar is the story in African continent and South Africa
- India is ready to join you in this journey. Our business partnerships are already doing well
The energy and the drive of our 800 million youth fuels the ambition and aspiration of the entire country. We want them to be the engine that pulls India's economy and society. That's why we are working in campaign mode to skill India's youth.
- India registered a healthy growth rate of 7.6 per cent. And we are planning to grow at more than 8% in the years ahead. Transformation that aimed to uplift India's 1.25 billion people in 500 cities and its 600,000 villages.
- We want enterprises to flourish, enterprises to grow and the country to rise
- We want it to be driven by state of the art infrastructure
- We are also shaping a digital revolution
- The Mahatma led India's march to freedom from the British which led to modern India.
- The forgiveness of Nelson Mandela and his long march to freedom have given birth to the rainbow nation
- You are the proud sons and daughters of Indian heritage
- You are the hard-working and loyal citizens of South Africa
- You form a unique bond between our two great nations
- Centuries ago our ancestors travelled to the unknown shores of South Africa. They faced hardship and poverty, yet they endured and kept going.
- Under the apartheid isolation, they not only preserved their culture, tradition and language. They have new winds to flourish.
- Before starting my visit I had personally emailed to you asking for suggestions on today's speech
- This will help me enrich my interaction with you today
- It is a matter of great joy for me to come here. You have come here from far to bless me. I am very grateful to you
- You have taken time out to come and meet me. I thank you for that
- Thank you for welcoming me with such warmth and affection
- Your love and affection makes my visit to this great country all the more special
- We can work together in a number of areas from defence to dairy from hardware to software from medicine to medical tourism from soft skills to science and technology
- We are uniquely positioned to complement each other
- In 2014-15, India contributed 12.5% of global growth
- 65% higher than share of the global economy
- FDI has been highest ever this year
- World Bank, International Monetary Fund, other institutions have projected even greater growth in coming days
- Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi brought political freedom.It is the time to work for economic freedom now
- Our countries have marched on the path of development.We are important BRICS economies. People at home and world at large have great exceptions
- Tremendous scope as India and South Africa strengthen their eco fundamentals. We must look at ways to diversify our trade basket
PM Narendra Modi today arrived in South Africa as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, particularly in the economic sphere.
- India and Mozambique are connected by the Indian ocean
- It is an ocean of great economic opportunities
- At COP21, India led a major effort to take up solar energy
- We greatly value Mozambique's partnership in this alliance
- India will be a trusted friend and reliable partner for Mozambique
Terrorism is the gravest threat facing the world today. India, Mozambique are at equal risk
- About 20,000 Mozambique citizens can trace their ancestors to India
- They are a living bridge between our two countries
- I am also looking forward to our interactions with students who have studied in India
- Mozambique has already been one of the gateways for Indian investments into Africa
- Our partnership is also driven by a convergence of capacities and interests
- Today we agreed to put this cooperation (agriculture and production) on the fast track]
- We are also partnering in food security. Mozambique will help India's requirement for pulses
- Will also help long-term farming tehcniques, employment, in this country
- Today I am delighted to be in Mozambique as first destination in mainland Africa
- Our shared struggles and suffering under colonial rule bring our countries together
- India was one of the strongest supporters of Mozambican independence
We have prepared a booklet to help Indian investors invest in Mozambique
PM Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi.
He will also meet with Veronica Macomo, President of Mozambique's National Assembly.
His other programmes in the day include an interaction with students at the Science and Technology Park, Maluana, and an Indian community reception.
He will leave for South Africa in the evening.
PM Modi on his official twitter handle said, that the visit will strengthen India's bond with Mozambique: PM
PM Modi arrives in Mozambique, his first stop in four-nation tour.